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News Release: November 28, 2017

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News Release

Prepared by: Corporate Communications
Posted: November 28, 2017
Occurrence Type: Graffiti Investigation Underway
Occurrence #: BA17058761
Date: Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 4:30am

On Sunday, November 26th, 2017 at 4:50am an unknown male was observed in surveillance video damaging property at Habitat for Humanity Re-Store located at 128 Brock Street, in the City of Barrie. The male, armed with a red spray paint can, sprayed the sides of two trailers, various handicap parking signs, the west side door of the business, then the west side and partial front of the building.  The majority of the spray paint was lines and waves with two sections of the building having obscenities scrawled in paint.  It appears the male spray painted until the can was empty. 


  • Male, white
  • Believed to be late teens, early 20's
  • Wearing a blue ball cap, beige jacket with stripes, blue jeans, and grey shoes

Video surveillance is currently being sought by police and upon receiving the footage, photos will be posted of the suspect in attempts to identify the male.

Police are continuing their investigation at this time and wish for anyone who may have information to please contact PC D Rose of the Barrie Police Service at 705-725-7025 ext. 2731 or email at drose@barriepolice.ca. Any information can be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or leave an anonymous tip online at www.tipsubmit.com

Occurrence #: BA17058761

Prepared by: Constable N. Rodgers #6180